Students in this course will engage deeply with the most relevant research on effective teaching methods in the higher education context, while refining their own practices, portfolio, and teaching philosophy..
There is a demand for great teachers in this country, and a person is called to become a teacher in response to that need. To Improve the Quality of Education The demand for great teachers is a tangible pressing need.
To Give Back to Your Community One of the reasons for becoming a teacher is to contribute to your community in a meaningful way.
Teaching is one of the most direct ways to make an impact, and if you are driven by the desire to help those around you, being a teacher is an invaluable contribution.
While our country has come a long way in education reform, we still have a long way to go.
There are schools across America that are still in high need because of budgetary concerns and low teacher retention, and students still continue to drop out at alarming rates.